Economist: Higher-ed bubble starting to burst

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (College Fix) Respected economist Richard Vedder began his recent talk to University of Missouri students on the higher education bubble by comparing the subject to hemorrhoid surgery. It more…

Beautiful Google ad is a must-watch

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9rZ3luaDp6T2Uff9Ow0ll43P66rCYT3N" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (Forbes) It's rare that a video from a brand will spark any real emotion — remember the last shot of a car speeding down more…

Pentagon orders plan to close all commissaries

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The Department of Defense is seriously looking at eliminating all of the the military's remaining commissaries as a budget-cutting measure, but the action, to begin in more…

Wind-energy company pleads guilty to eagle deaths

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The government for the first time has enforced environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities, winning a $1 million settlement from a power company that more…

S&P 500 closes above 1,800 for 1st time

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News) The stock market vaulted past another milestone on Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 1,800 for the first time, capping seven straight weeks more…

Fed agenda hidden in plain sight?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) From the price action in the market, it appears pros are worries that the Fed is hiding something. "Each month, pretty much like clockwork, the stock market more…